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  • J.D. Martinez Signs Five-Year Deal With Boston Red Sox

    J.D. Martinez Signs Five-Year Deal With Boston Red Sox

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 19, 2018 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a five-year deal with J.D. Martinez, ending their stalemate with the free-agent slugger, a source told ESPN’s Pedro Gomez. The front-loaded deal is worth $110 million, with opt-out clauses after the second and third years, according to multiple reports. Martinez will be paid […]

     
  • Eric Hosmer Signs Seven-Year Deal With San Diego Padres

    Eric Hosmer Signs Seven-Year Deal With San Diego Padres

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 18, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    The San Diego Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an eight-year contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $144 million, which would be the largest in Padres franchise history, according to multiple reports. The deal was first reported Saturday night by the […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Minnesota Twins

    Tampa Bay Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Minnesota Twins

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 17, 2018 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    The Minnesota Twins acquired right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night for minor league infielder Jermaine Palacios, securing some needed depth for their rotation after missing out on several free agents. The 27-year-old Odorizzi will join his third major league team in the Twins, who […]

     
  • New York Mets Sign Jason Vargas for Two Years

    New York Mets Sign Jason Vargas for Two Years

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 16, 2018 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets and starting pitcher Jason Vargas have reached agreement on a two-year, $16 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN on Friday. With this signing, the Mets continue what has been a busy period during an otherwise stagnant baseball offseason, as they had already signed relief pitcher […]

     
  • Yu Darvish Signs With Chicago Cubs; Six Years, $126 Million

    Yu Darvish Signs With Chicago Cubs; Six Years, $126 Million

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 10, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    A depressed free-agent market turned into a boon for the Chicago Cubs after they surprisingly signed righty Yu Darvish to a six-year, $126 million deal Saturday, pending a physical. It’s a move that wasn’t necessarily on the Cubs’ radar in early November. But with contract offers to free agents around […]

     
  • Todd Frazier Signs Two-Year Deal With New York Mets

    Todd Frazier Signs Two-Year Deal With New York Mets

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 5, 2018 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent third baseman Todd Frazier has signed a two-year, $17 million deal with the Mets, a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal, first reported by The Athletic, is pending a physical. With the signing, Asdrubal Cabrera is expected to be the Mets’ starting second baseman in 2018. Frazier, 31, […]

     
  • Milwaukee Brewers Trade for Christian Yelich, Sign Lorenzo Cain

    Milwaukee Brewers Trade for Christian Yelich, Sign Lorenzo Cain

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 25, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    While the Miami Marlins’s fire sale continues, the Milwaukee Brewers are loading up for a major run as they signed center fielder Lorenzo Cain to a five-year, $80 million deal mere hours after agreeing to acquire Christian Yelich. The Marlins traded Yelich for highly regarded outfielder Lewis Brinson, infielder Isan […]

     
  • Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero Lead 2018 Hall of Fame Class

    Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero Lead 2018 Hall of Fame Class

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 24, 2018 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

    Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was announced Wednesday. Jones and Thome were both elected in their first year of eligibility. This is the fourth time that the Baseball Writers’ Association of America has elected four players in […]

     
  • Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The Blue Jays have agreed to acquire outfielder Randal Grichuk from the Cardinals, per a Toronto announcement. Righties Dominic Leone and Conner Greene will go to St. Louis in return. Grichuk becomes the second St. Louis player to move to the Jays via trade this winter, joining infielder Aledmys Diaz. […]

     
  • MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 18, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The players’ association rejected Major League Baseball’s latest pace-of-play proposal Thursday, increasing the likelihood that baseball will unilaterally implement a pitch clock and a limit on mound visits in advance of the 2018 season, two sources told ESPN. Union executive director Tony Clark and assistant general counsel Matt Nussbaum informed […]